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Today’s Supreme Court Opinions


The Supremes have issued several decisions this morning, but appear to be putting the most anticipated ones off until next week. In the most notable decision today, the Court ruled 5-4 in Kelo v. City of New London that local governments may seize the private property of homeowners or private businesses for the purpose of promoting private economic development.

Useful early rundown of today’s decisions can be found at scotusblog.


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